The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 94 75 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +42
Permanent jobs citing Lync 48 68 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 2.88% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.21% 13.63% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 19
Average salary £38,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £35,850 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
393 499 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.19% 21.14% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 329 404 350
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 54 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 29 (45.31%) MS Exchange
3 28 (43.75%) Windows
3 28 (43.75%) Cisco
4 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 24 (37.50%) Migration
5 20 (31.25%) MS Office
5 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
6 19 (29.69%) VoIP
7 18 (28.13%) SAN
7 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
7 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
7 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (26.56%) LAN
8 17 (26.56%) WAN
9 16 (25.00%) Office 365
10 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
10 15 (23.44%) VMware
11 14 (21.88%) Dell
11 14 (21.88%) Firewall
11 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
12 13 (20.31%) SCCM
13 12 (18.75%) ITIL
13 12 (18.75%) CCNP
13 12 (18.75%) CCNA
13 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (17.19%) Citrix

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (45.31%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (9.38%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.13%) CMS
9 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) MS Office
2 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) VoIP
2 18 (28.13%) SAN
3 17 (26.56%) WAN
3 17 (26.56%) LAN
4 14 (21.88%) Firewall
5 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.06%) DNS
6 9 (14.06%) MPLS
7 7 (10.94%) OSPF
7 7 (10.94%) BGP
7 7 (10.94%) IPv4
7 7 (10.94%) IPv6
8 5 (7.81%) DHCP
8 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.69%) Ethereal
9 3 (4.69%) Wireshark
9 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.69%) VPN
9 3 (4.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Consultant
2 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Network Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Voice Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) IT Support
8 4 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Messaging Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Designer
10 2 (3.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) CGI
2 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) GIS
2 6 (9.38%) EqualLogic
3 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Migration
2 12 (18.75%) ITIL
3 11 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.50%) Business Development
5 7 (10.94%) ITSM
5 7 (10.94%) Service Management
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.69%) Data Management
7 3 (4.69%) Network Design
7 3 (4.69%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.13%) Line Management
8 2 (3.13%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.13%) Validation
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.56%) ERP
9 1 (1.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) CCNP
3 12 (18.75%) CCNA
4 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.50%) MCSA
6 5 (7.81%) MCSE
7 3 (4.69%) MCITP
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.13%) CCSA
8 2 (3.13%) CCSE
8 2 (3.13%) CCIE
8 2 (3.13%) CCDA
8 2 (3.13%) CCDP
9 1 (1.56%) MCP
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.56%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (10.94%) XenApp
4 7 (10.94%) XenDesktop
4 7 (10.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.56%) UAG
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) SCCM
2 7 (10.94%) SCOM
3 3 (4.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.75%) Cisco
3 15 (23.44%) VMware
4 14 (21.88%) Dell
5 11 (17.19%) Citrix
6 8 (12.50%) Symantec
7 7 (10.94%) HP
7 7 (10.94%) Computacenter
8 6 (9.38%) Lotus
8 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.81%) Juniper
9 5 (7.81%) F5
10 4 (6.25%) Mitel
11 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.69%) IronPort
11 3 (4.69%) ProCurve
11 3 (4.69%) Aruba
11 3 (4.69%) McAfee
11 3 (4.69%) IBM
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